Colorado Gives Day results in $35M in donations

ARVADA — Donors in Colorado gave $35.1 million to 2,481 nonprofits on Colorado Gives Day, Tuesday, Dec. 4.

The 24-hour statewide movement celebrates and increases philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. Presented by Community First Foundation, based in Arvada, and FirstBank, Colorado Gives Day is powered by ColoradoGives.org, a year-round, online giving website featuring more than 2,500 nonprofits.

Colorado Gives Day is one of the most successful events of its kind in the nation, according to its sponsors. Since its inception in 2010, the event has raised more than $217 million for Colorado nonprofits.

“Colorado Gives Day has once again proven that Coloradans are committed to the vital nonprofits that support the fabric of our community,” Marla J. Williams, president and CEO of Community First Foundation, said in a written statement. “I want to thank the extraordinary donors who celebrated Colorado Gives Day with us and the nonprofits that make Colorado a better place to live.”

ARVADA — Donors in Colorado gave $35.1 million to 2,481 nonprofits on Colorado Gives Day, Tuesday, Dec. 4.

The 24-hour statewide movement celebrates and increases philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. Presented by Community First Foundation, based in Arvada, and FirstBank, Colorado Gives Day is powered by ColoradoGives.org, a year-round, online giving website featuring more than 2,500 nonprofits.

Colorado Gives Day is one of the most successful events of its kind in the nation, according to its sponsors. Since its inception in 2010, the event has raised more than $217 million for Colorado nonprofits.

“Colorado Gives Day has once again proven that Coloradans are committed to the vital nonprofits that support the fabric of our community,” Marla J. Williams, president and CEO of Community First Foundation, said in a written statement. “I want to thank the extraordinary donors who celebrated Colorado Gives Day with us and the nonprofits that make Colorado a better place to live.”